Rolfstorp Church

Rolfstorp, Sweden

The nave of Rolfstorp Church was built in the 1200s in Romanesque style. In 17th century the church was enlarged and the current tower was added in 1926. It replaced the earlier wooden belfry.

The interior is decorated with medieval mural paintings, dating from from the 14th and 15th centuries.The Baroque-style altarpiece dates from 1655 and is made by master Jonas Abilla. The pulpit was also made in 1655. The stone-made baptismal font dates from the 13th century. It has a carving Thorkillus me fecit, Thorkel has made for me. Thorkel was probably a stone master from Halland.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Daniel Wollberg (2 years ago)
A nice church with a rose that grows in through the window. According to legend, the rose must be several hundred years old
Christer Skoog (2 years ago)
Handsome
Ulla Daffy Ek (3 years ago)
Beautiful church
håkan Andersson (3 years ago)
An interesting church, with a rose that grows between the window panes in the wall to the south. Nobody knows how old it is???
b-a Ni (5 years ago)
Ok
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